Join us on Independent Bookstore Day 2021, Saturday, April 24, for an open-air, sidewalk booksigning with writer Barri Bronston celebrating the launch of the new updated edition of WALKING NEW ORLEANS.
Featuring 33 self-guided walking tours, WALKING NEW ORLEANS leads readers through some of the city’s most interesting, scenic, and historic places - including our own "off-Magazine Street" Octavia Books neighborhood.
From Lakeview and Mid-City to the Saenger Theatre, our own New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating places to explore. Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer as Barri Bronston leads you unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook.
Visit the legendary restaurants, music clubs, parks, and museums—and go beyond the obvious—with self-guided tours through the incomparable Crescent City. Escape into nature at Audubon Park. Enjoy a walk at the Lafitte Greenway, the premier walkway from the French Quarter to City Park. Take in the refreshing views along the Lakefront. Even if you think you already know it all, this guide will be be perfect to have on hand when you can start having guests again.
Barri Bronston is a lifelong New Orleanian who takes every opportunity to explore the city’s neighborhoods, museums, parks, restaurants, and watering holes. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and spent most of her career as a staff writer at The Times-Picayune, where she covered parenting, education, and other topics. She is currently assistant director of public relations at Tulane University.
With this guide in hand, you’ll soak up the history, gossip, trivia, and more. The tours offer Barri’s tips on where to eat, drink, dance, and play. With humorous anecdotes, surprising stories, and fun facts to share with others, this guidebook has it all. Whether you’re looking for the lively flair of Magazine Street or a hip neighborhood like Faubourg Marigny, WALKING NEW ORLEANS will get you there. Find a route that appeals to you, and walk New Orleans!
Please order WALKING NEW OREANS now. If you cannot attend the launch event, we will be happy to hold your copy or ship to you. At check-out, you may use the comment box to request a signed copy or to include to whom it should be inscribed.